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Royals sign former All-Star Rosenthal to minor league deal

Dec. 7, 2019 11:18 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals signed former All-Star reliever Trevor Rosenthal to a minor league contract that calls for a $2 million salary in the major leagues and an invitation to big league spring training. Rosenthal could earn up to $2.25 million in bonuses while on the major league...

Matthews scores twice to lead Leafs to 5-2 win over Blues

Dec. 7, 2019 10:58 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Auston Matthews let out a sigh and broke into a smile. The Toronto center snapped a slump with a pair of goals and Zach Hyman also scored twice as the Maple Leafs downed the St. Louis Blues 5-2 on Saturday night. "It's a huge relief," Matthews said. "It kind of gets you going, gets your...

UAW abolishes regional office plagued by embezzlement

Dec. 6, 2019 12:45 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — A United Auto Workers regional office racked by embezzlement allegations is being abolished and combined into two neighboring regions. UAW Region 5 in St. Louis will be merged into regional offices in Lebanon, Tennessee, and Lincolnshire, Illinois, the union said in a statement Friday....

Lyft driver charged with raping rider in June

Dec. 6, 2019 8:44 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A driver for a the ride-hailing company Lyft has been charged with raping an intoxicated woman after picking her up in downtown St. Louis. Larry Donnell Ward, 53, of St. Peters, was charged Thursday with first-degree rape and kidnapping. According to the probable cause statement, Ward,...

Police: Slain Missouri woman was worried about her pregnancy

Dec. 5, 2019 1:25 PM EST

CREVE COEUR, Mo. (AP) — A suburban St. Louis woman whose husband is charged in her death had looked up “what to do if your husband is upset you are pregnant" on her cellphone before she went missing last month, according to search warrants. The warrants, obtained by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch,...

Former priest sues over inclusion on list of alleged abusers

Dec. 5, 2019 11:31 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A former priest has sued the Archdiocese of St. Louis, alleging it libeled and slandered him by including him on a list of clerics credibly accused of abusing children. Michael Toohey, 77, of Creve Coeur, claims in the lawsuit filed last month in St. Louis County Circuit Court that the...

Perkins provides boost for St. Louis in win over S. Illinois

Dec. 1, 2019 7:06 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Javonte Perkins had 18 points off the bench to lead Saint Louis to a 69-60 win over Southern Illinois on Sunday. Hasahn French had 15 points and nine rebounds for Saint Louis (7-1), which won its fourth consecutive game. Jordan Goodwin added 14 points and 19 rebounds. Marcus Domask had 21...

Faulk, Walker score as Blues beat Penguins 5-2

Nov. 30, 2019 11:40 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Nathan Walker didn’t have to wait long for a second chance to snap his scoreless drought. Justin Faulk and Walker each scored for the first time with the Blues, and St. Louis beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 on Saturday night. Jaden Schwartz had a goal and an assist and Ivan...

Neese carries Indiana St. over Missouri-St. Louis 62-55

Nov. 30, 2019 5:00 PM EST

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Cooper Neese scored 19 points with four 3-pointers as Indiana State used a late run to beat Division II Missouri-St. Louis 62-55 on Saturday. Christopher Agbo’s free throw tied it at 43 with 9:01 to play and the Sycamores scored 10 unanswered points to pull ahead for good....

River watchers already wary about 2020 spring flooding

Nov. 29, 2019 4:48 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — After a year that has seen some of the worst flooding ever in parts of the Midwest, concern is already rising that the spring of 2020 may bring more high water to places that still haven’t fully recovered. Flooding ravaged much of the Missouri and Mississippi River basins and...